Anky 29 Oct, 2018 13:27 70940 5

The Story Behind Pumpkin Carvings And Jack-O'-Lanterns You Should Know

What's with the pumpkins, anyway?


October is full of superstitions and celebrations! We all know that, duh! What we don't know is WHY we use pumpkins for carving spooky shapes during Halloween. The beloved jack-o'-lanterns have a story behind them.  

For this, let's go back to the roots - legends and folklore. The folklore originated not in the United States but somewhere else, where a 'Stingy Jack' had some myths going around him. No, we can't say for sure cuz this story dates back to centuries Stingy Jack and well, originated in Ireland.